Translated and typeset in a facsimile of the 1954 original by british artist ian whittlesea, it expresses the fundaments of the art that was kleins. In 1954 the prestigious firm of grasset published his book les fondements du judo, illustrated with hundreds of photographs of klein and the leading japanese. Today, we know yves klein not only as one of the most radical artists of the postwar period, but also as an iconic role model for contemporary practiceshe reinvented. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. A true giant of the postwar avantgarde, yves klein left behind an impressive body of work that broke new ground and blended traditional artistic mediums with performance and spiritual exploration. Books by yves klein author of overcoming the problems of art. The same year, he settled permanently in paris and began in earnest to establish himself in the art world.
The foundations of judo is the first ever english translation of this historical document. Apr 26, 2018 klein also published a book on the martial art, les fondements du judo the foundations of judo, in 1954. Yves klein, an artist and judo master, was born in nice, france in 1928 and died from a heart attack at the age of 34 in 1962, in paris, where he made his career. Klein later wrote a book on judo called les fondements du judo.
Click download or read online button to get yves klein 1928 1962 book now. On his return to paris in 1952, klein opened a judo school and even published a book to document the fundamental moves of the martial art. This characteristic does not, of course, rob klein s art of subtlety. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Levy gorvy is honored to represent the estate of yves klein in north america. Yves klein april 28, 1928 june 6, 1962, french artist. A major figure of the french avantgarde movement nouveau realisme, yves klein 19281962 continually sought to create more direct ways of experiencing reality. Yves klein was regarded as a visionary even by his contemporaries. The same year, he settled permanently in paris and began in earnest. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Klein spent a year and a half in tokyo, studying mainly at the kodokan under the ninthdan judo master oda. Il corpo e lo spazio per il grande artista del novecento.
Kleins 1953 book already contained a close study of such advanced kata like koshikinokata and itsutsunokata, with klein himself participating. In his book, klein features as uke in koshikinokata with asami sampei as tori, and he also features as. The book yves klein, nuit banai is published by reaktion books. In 1952 the 24yearold yves klein left paris for japan, to pursue his first love. Yves paintings is an artists book by the french artist yves klein, originally published in madrid, 18 november 1954. Pdf download yves klein the foundations of judo read online. During his short life, he became one of the leaders of european pop art, which is known as nouveau realisme, and his work has had a lasting influence on both minimal and. Klein also published a book on the martial art, les fondements du judo the foundations of judo, in 1954. Of course its reproduced in black and white with benday dotsa strange way to reproduce a monochrome, to say the least. Yves klein project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. I searched for it and found the post online, though credit wasnt given to him. It odd that so little is written or discussed these days in judo books or on judo forums about the person of yves klein. Yves klein may 1958 in 1952 the 24yearold yves klein left paris for japan, to pursue his first love. As a tribute to yves klein to celebrate what would have been his ninetieth birthday, gagosian shop, paris, presents yves klein.
Jan 17, 20 yves klein used naked women as human paintbrushes to make his anthropometry paintings, which were produced as elaborate performances in front of an audience. Fundamentals of judo download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. Yves klein klein, yves used books, rare books and new books. Apr 27, 2010 it odd that so little is written or discussed these days in judo books or on judo forums about the person of yves klein.
Yves klein september 1952 the author of this book, mr yves klein, currently a kodokan 4th dan black belt, is a young man and full of enthusiasm. Judo also strongly influenced his art and philosophy. Judo is, in fact, the discovery by the human body of a spiritual space. In 1952 the 24yearold yves klein left paris for japan to pursue his first love. He was a leading member of the french artistic movement of nouveau realisme founded in 1960 by art critic pierre restany. After becoming one of very few europeans to receive a coveted 4th dan black belt from the kodokan in tokyo, klein. This publication was kleins first public gesture as an artist, featuring pages of commercially printed papers that were seemingly reproductions of paintings that, in fact, didnt exist. One of the last centurys most influential artists, yves klein 19281962 took the european art scene by storm in a prolific career that lasted only from 1954 to 1962, when he suffered a heart attack at the age of 34. In 1954, klein settled permanently in paris and began in earnest to establish himself in the art world. Published by the everyday press 256 pages 14 x 23 cm. Other judo books existed, but except for, perhaps, charles yerkow, not too many westerners were paying close attention to kata in their book. Gagosian shop, paris, is pleased to present yves klein. A master of blue was yves klein a genius, a puton or both.
Yves klein, one of the most curious judoka punjapit. Yves klein is best known for his trademark ultramarine pigment, which he patented as international klein blue in 1961. In 1954 the prestigious publisher grasset published his book les fondements du judo, illustrated with hundreds of photographs of klein and leading japanese teachers demonstrating the six major katas the movements that form the basis of judo. Paperback, 1st english edition, 205 pages published november 6th 2009 by the every day press first published january 1st 2007.
At first, claude pascal and yves klein had planned an initiatory roundtheworld tour, but health issues prevented pascal from taking part. On february 3 rd 1951, yves klein leaves for madrid in order to study spanish. In 1952, klein moved to japan to study judo and became a fourth dan black belt at the kodokan institute. Yves klein has 34 books on goodreads with 534 ratings. It reveals, through the dazzling personality of yves klein, an original association between the creative process and judo the gentle way through which the term martial art takes on a whole new meaning. Kleins sport was judo, which he wrote a book about, after studying it at a. Paris courtesy yves klein archives ingrid schmidtwinkeler.
On his return to paris in 1952, klein opened a judo school and even published a book to document the fundamental moves of. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your. Yves klein was born on april 28, 1928, in nice, france, to an artistic family. Apr 15, 20 buy the foundations of judo translation by klein, yves, whittlesea, ian isbn. Using a practice started by marcel duchamp, this use of readymade objects to represent nothing but.
He received the 4th dan black belt at the age of 25, which was an outstanding feat for a westerner at that time. Yves klein s most popular book is klein taschen basic art. After becoming one of very few europeans to receive a coveted 4th dan black belt from the kodokan in tokyo, klein returned to fr. Although klein grew up in a creative household, he received no formal artistic training. Klein is certainly the only 20th century artist to have published a book titled the foundations of judo. In my view, klein was one of the most remarkable western judoists of all time. Ninety years on from the french artists birth we speak to daniel moquay, manager of yves klein s estate and the husband of his widow, rotraut uecker, about the artists relationships with. After becoming one of very few europeans to receive a coveted. Blueis beyond dimensions, whereas the other colors are not, he said. Easily passing as one of the most innovative artists emerging from the neo avantgarde period, yves klein was a french mastermind who wrote out some very interesting and exciting pages of modern art history. Pin by checkmate martial arts on judo yves klein, judo, klein. The foundations of judo whittlesea, ian, abe, ichiro, klein, yves on. Yves klein 1928 1962 download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi.
Yves klein had been practicing judo before the shoot of leap into the void, and he considered it to be part of his artistic journey. Yves klein 1928 1962 was the most important french artist of the second half of the 20th century. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. In his book, klein features as uke in koshikinokata with asami sampei as tori, and he also features as uke in itsutsunokata with oda join as tori. It was necessary for him to study at the home of judo, to see firsthand the great japanese masters. Denounced as a charlatan and feted as a mystic, french artist yves klein 192862 scandalized the art world with his enthusiastic embrace of postwar mass culture and his exploitation of controversial publicity tactics. Yves klein, paris science et vie, paperback magazine, rare first edition. Judo training methods is an encyclopedia of judo covering not only judo techniques and training methods but also dojo etiquette, tournament rules, and promotion requirements. Klein s sport was judo, which he wrote a book about, after studying it at a. Buy les fondements du judo collectionneur 1 by klein, yves isbn. Yves peintures is an artists book by the french artist yves klein, originally published in madrid, 18 november 1954.
Yves klein was a french artist and an important figure in postwar european art. Editions grasset, 1954 mc i find it fascinating that the front page of the newspaper also illustrates a klein monochrome. An enfant terrible and outstanding judo enthusiast whose spectacular p. My interest in judo, what fascinates me, is movement, and while the end of movement is always abstract and purely spiritual, it can be combined with the passion and emotion of the moment. Born in nice, he spent his formative years studying judo in japan for a time, before settling in paris and beginning to exhibit his work there. Go search best sellers gift ideas new releases deals store coupons amazonbasics gift cards. In japan, at the age of 25, he became a master at judo receiving the rank of yodan from the kodokan, which at that time was a remarkable achievement for a westerner. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. In 1954 klein wrote a book on judo called les fondements du judo. Since 1948 to 1952, yves klein traveled to italy, great britain, spain and japan. Yves pursues his judo quest, visits museums and travels to toledo. With each persona, banai shows, klein invented new ways to communicate his.
Klein was an innovator who embraced painting, sculpture, performance, photography, music, theater, film, architecture and theoretical writing. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Jun 7, 20 this pin was discovered by checkmate martial arts. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. For klein, judo, which stresses defence, was itself deeply spiritual. Or so thought artist yves klein, who saw it as beyond dimensions, whereas the other colours are not. This illustrated judo book features over 1,000 photos and 200 conditioning exercises. Many of these early paintings were monochrome and in a variety of colors. Although klein had painted monochromes as early as 1949, and held the first private exhibition of this work in 1950, his first public showing was the publication of the artists. Translated and typeset in a facsimile of the 1954 original by british artist. My interest in judo, what fascinates me, is movement, and while the end of movement is always abstract and purely spiritual, it can be. Rarebook specialist douglas flamm and curator michael cary sit down.
Yves klein 19281962 selected writtings originally published by the tate gallery, 1974. By the book, a tribute to the artist in what would have been his ninetieth year. It reveals, through the dazzling personality of yves klein, an original association between the creative process and judo the gentle way through which the term. In 1954, klein settled permanently in paris and began in earnest to establish.581 1352 1339 1486 910 286 1370 69 781 1493 888 542 128 625 1531 1411 673 2 346 885 1103 731 99 1174 262 1240 1204 960 393 1103 1217 1197